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Yasushi Inoue

Born in 1907, Yasushi Inoue worked as a journalist and literary editor for many years, only beginning his prolific career as an author in 1949 with Bullfight. He went on to publish 50 novels and 150 short stories, both historical and contemporary, his work making him one of Japan's major literary figures. In 1976 Inoue was presented with the Order…

Bullfight

Yasushi Inoue | £12.00 First English translation of an amazing debut novella by a major and incredibly prolific Japanese authorTsugami, the editor-in-chief of a newspaper in war-scarred Osaka, agrees to sponsor a bullfight. For months this great gamble consumes him, makes him as wary and combative as if he was in a ring himself. And, as he becomes ever more distant, his lover Sakiko…

The Hunting Gun

Yasushi Inoue | £10.00 By the author of the acclaimed novella BullfightA tragedy in three letters: the masterpiece of one of Japan's greatest writersA lover, her daughter and the abandoned wife: three letters by three women tell the story of a love affair's tragic consequences. First Shoko, who finds out about the infidelity through reading her mother's diary; then Midori, the wife who has…

Life of a Counterfeiter

Yasushi Inoue | £12.00 Three perfectly balanced stories from one of Japan's greatest authorsThree perfectly executed stories from one of Japan's most beloved writers showcase the exquisitely tuned talent of Yasushi Inoue. The writer describes each character and landscape with a lucid, deft tenderness. In the title story, the narrator, who is supposed to be writing a biography of a famous artist, becomes obsessed…
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Posted 6th December 2016

Introducing: Publisher’s Picks

Hand-picked gems from the Pushkin collection, one for children and one for adults. Want to solve your gifting woes in one fell swoop? Our brand new Publisher's Picks bundles are the ideal present for readers big and small. These hand-selected packages of books are the perfect way to discover Pushkin, or the ideal treat for those who are already devoted.…
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Posted 12th September 2013

Bullfight: Introducing a Japanese Master

Set in a wet and somewhat dreary post-war Japan landscape, Bullfight is an existential masterpiece revolving around newspaper editor Tsguami’s misguided obsession with staging a bullfight in war-scarred Osaka. For months this great gamble consumes him, makes him as wary and combative as if he was in a ring himself. And, as he becomes ever more distant, his lover Sakiko…

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About Pushkin Press was founded in 1997, and publishes novels, essays, memoirs, children’s books—everything from timeless classics to the urgent and contemporary. Our books represent exciting, high-quality writing from around the world: we publish some of the twentieth century’s most widely acclaimed, brilliant authors such as Stefan Zweig, Marcel Aymé, Teffi, Antal Szerb, Gaito Gazdanov and Yasushi Inoue, as well…